Fourth of July Patriotic Pinwheels

Make Your Own Pinwheel for the 4th of July

Fourth of July is a time for fireworks, food, and fun, but it can also be a great opportunity for a lesson in the science of weather. With just a few materials, you can give your child the creative tools to make his or her own pinwheel to experiment with the science of wind.

Print out the downloadable pinwheel template and use the instructographic below as a guide to this fun educational activity that will add a spark to your July 4th celebration! Then, take a look at our weather experiments blog post, broken out by grade, and try other weather science activities.

Pinwheel Weather Science Experiment